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Science and the quest for reality

Author: Alfred I Tauber
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1997.
Series: Main trends of the modern world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Science and the Quest for Reality is an interdisciplinary anthology that situates contemporary science within its complex philosophical, historical, and sociological contexts.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred I Tauber
ISBN: 0333646320 9780333646328 0333646339 9780333646335
OCLC Number: 36261562
Description: xix, 419 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Series Preface; Robert Jackall & Arthur J.Vidich - Preface; Alfred I.Tauber - Introduction; Alfred I.Tauber - SCIENCE AND ITS WORLD VIEW - The Origins of Modern Science; A.N.Whitehead - The Age of the World Picture; M.Heidegger - THE PROBLEM OF SCIENTIFIC REALISM - The Strange World of the Quantum; P.C.W.Davies & J.Brown - The Development of Philosophical Ideas since Descartes in Comparison with the New Situation in Quantum Theory; W.Heisenberg - Explaining the Success of Science: Beyond Epistemic Realism and Relativism; L.Laudan - Experimentation and Scientific Realism; I.Hacking - The Paradox of Scientific Subjectivity; E.F.Keller - THE NATURE OF SCIENTIFIC CHANGE - Theories of Scientific Change; R.Richards - The Road Since Structure; T.Kuhn - THE BOUNDARIES OF SCIENCE - Four Models of the Dynamics of Science; M.Callon - Boundaries of Science; T.Gieryn - SCIENCE AND VALUES - Ethical Problems in Using Science in the Regulatory Process; N.A. Ashford & K.A. Gregory - Ethics and Science; R.S.Cohen - Beyond the Fact/Value Dichotomy; H.Putnam - Darwin and Philosophy; M.Grene - Science as a Vocation; M.Weber - Acknowledgements - Notes on the Contributors - Index
Series Title: Main trends of the modern world.
Responsibility: edited by Alfred I. Tauber.

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